Education and Human Services

Welcome to the Education and Human Services Community

Students interested in Education and Human Services careers often like to instruct, advocate, mentor, research, guide, and assist individuals and various groups or populations. They are concerned with issues like social justice, equality, educational access and attainment, mental health, and individual and community wellness. They enjoy helping others, working with organizations delivering services aligned with their passions, and contributing to the good of society. These students tend to have strong interpersonal and communication skills and tend to be empathetic, patient, and understanding. They explore positions in teaching, instructing, social work, counseling, guidance, advocacy, and community development.

There can be overlap in career areas bridging Education, Human Services and Policy, Law, and Public Safety. Please explore the events, Rutgers alumni mentors, career outcomes, and resources below related to this career community. As you review this information consider the wide range of career options open to you with your academic training, skills, interests, and experience.


Rutgers Alumni Mentors

Alumni mentors are selected based on their stated career community interests in our Student-Alumni Career Connect system.

  • Haddonfield, NJ
  • School Counselor Haddonfield School District
  • Orange County, CA
  • Undergraduate Advisor California State University Long Beach, School of Art
  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Contractor - Revenue Analysis & Technical Accounting Dun & Bradstreet
  • West Windsor Township, NJ
  • Administrative Assistant - Vice Dean's Office Rutgers University
  • Hastings-On-Hudson, NY
  • Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner Wiley
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • Teen Health Initiatives Regional Coordinator Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • Assistant Dean Rutgers University
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
  • Assistant Dean for Finance and Strategic Development Rutgers University - Graduate School Newark
  • New York, NY
  • HR Coordinator Fresh Cosmetics
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • AmeriCorps Service Member Elijah's Promise
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Government/Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Intern Exelon
  • New York, NY
  • Digital Acquisition Senior Analyst American Express

Featured Career News

Online Career Resources

Student-Alumni Career Connect

Search an online database of Rutgers alumni willing to provide career advice.

Vault Career Guides

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Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Exploration and Success collects data from the New Brunswick graduates in September, December, and May of each year. The career outcomes information displayed in this site shows the strength of the career paths Rutgers graduates take and gives current students a glimpse into what they can do with their Rutgers degrees.

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  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salaries
  • Career Fields
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First destination data includes career outcomes information for Rutgers New-Brunswick graduates within six months of graduation. This website content highlights employment, continued education, military service, and volunteer or service program data for Rutgers graduates.

Classes & Special Electives

Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program (RICP)

The Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program (RICP) is an online pass/fail internship and co-op course for academic credit during the…

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS)

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS) help incoming Rutgers students discover exciting professional fields and learn more about their campus community.…